|TennesseeSevereWeatherAwarenessWeekBePrepared - Rabbit Zielke|
Being prepared for severe weather may be the only thing that saves your life. The National Weather Service wants everyone to know what to do in the event of severe weather. Around and About is a production of WUTC in Chattanooga.
Keywords: severe weather; awareness; NOAA; safety
|TASTE 2011 - Rabbit Zielke|
The Kidney Foundation of Greater Chattanooga is hosting TASTE, an evening of good food and good times in support of the Kidney Foundation. Teaming up with Chattanooga Presents!, TASTE brings the 23 year old annual Taste of Chattanooga to a new level. TASTE will be held at Warehouse Row on March 3rd, kicking off National Kidney Health Month. Around and About is a production of WUTC in Chattanooga.
Keywords: Kidney Foundation of Greater Chattanooga; Taste of Chattanooga; TASTE; Warehouse Row; chef competition; National Kidney Health Month
|TheAirUpThere2011 - Rabbit Zielke|
Jonathan Lehman will go to great lengths to spread the word about pediatric asthma and the importance of air quality. In fact he went all the way to the top of Mount McKinley in Alaska to encourage people in Chattanooga to improve air quality. Now that the climb is successfully behind him, Lehman begins the process of educating people. Around and About is a production of WUTC in Chattanooga.
Keywords: Mount McKinley; pediatric asthma; Chattanooga; air quality
|Southern Blooms Festival - Rabbit Zielke|
Rock City Gardens is celebrating the wonder and beauty of gardening with the second annual Southern Blooms Festival May 7th, 8th and 9th. The event features informative lectures, hands on workshops, garden tours, and the spectacular garden views at Rock City. Around and About is a production of WUTC in Chattanooga.
Keywords: Southern Blooms Festival; gardens; Rock City; Chattanooga
|TennesseeSevereWeatherAwarenessWeek - Rabbit Zielke|
February22 through 26 is Tennessee Severe Weather Awareness Week. Tim Troutman from the National Weather Service provides information on topics of interest during the week. Around and About is a production of WUTC in Chattanooga.
Keywords: severe weather; awareness; NOAA; safety
|One Hundred Thousand Trees - Rabbit Zielke|
SC&A Natural Resource Consultants in Nashville Tennessee is celebrating 35 years of commitment to sustainable land development by donating 100,000 trees to the people in the state of Tennessee. Around and About is a production of WUTC in Chattanooga.
Keywords: 100000 trees; SC&A; WUTC; free trees
|Chattanooga Green Festival 2011 - Rabbit Zielke|
Chattanooga Green is hosting a festival at the Chattanooga Market on Sunday, June 12th. The festival will feature organizations and vendors from the region that focus on green technology and sustainability. There will be a scavenger hunt with a chance for prizes. Chattanooga Green is promoting recycling with a Bring One Take One event at the festival. Bring in unwanted household items and swap them in the ultimate cash free swap...
Keywords: Chattanooga Green Festival; sustainability; recycle; Chattanooga Market
|Record Enrollment at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga - Rabbit Zielke|
As the third straight year of record enrollment begins at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, we speak with Provost and Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs Phil Oldham on issues of retention, transfer credits and dual enrollment programs. Around and About is a production of WUTC in Chattanooga.
Keywords: freshman enrollment; University of Tennessee at Chattanooga; dual enrollment; transfer credits; retention
|Chatt-Trekkers - Rabbit Zielke|
The Chatt-Trekkers is a family friendly hiking group meeting for monthly hikes.
Keywords: hiking; Chattanooga; Chatt-Trekkers
|CELLARbration - Rabbit Zielke|
The Austin Hatcher Foundation helps families navigate the changes they face once their child is diagnosed with child cancer. The foundation offers services to the entire family to help adjust to the challenges they will face. CELLARbration is a fundraiser to support the efforts of the Austin Hatcher Foundation. Around and About is a production of WUTC Chattanooga.
Keywords: Austin Hatcher Foundation; WUTC; Hatch's House of Hope
|Barrage Returns to Chattanooga - Rabbit Zielke|
Barrage is a high energy group that brings music, dance and theater together in a remarkable performance. The group includes several violinists, a drummer, guitarist and bassist. In addition to concerts, these international musicians run workshops to bring a variety of music and movement to string students. Local and regional violin students are encouraged to participate in the workshop and perform onstage with Barrage on October 12, 2010...
Keywords: Barrage; music; violin; Girls Preparatory School; Chattanooga
|Urban Design Challenge Shows First Project - Rabbit Zielke|
The River City Company's Urban Design Challenge will be unveiling the first of six potential projects to update portions of downtown. Each team was directed to a specific site in Chattanooga and challenged to create a new design for the space. The first team will be unveiling their plans for the 700 block of Market Street this Thursday, September 1st at 5:30 pm in the Chattanoogan. The event is free and open to the public...
Keywords: Urban Design Challenge; River City Company; Chattanooga; architect; urban planning
|Paws for the Cause 2012 - Rabbit Zielke|
The Humane Educational Society of Greater Chattanooga is hosting the 5th annual Paws for the Cause on Thursday August 23rd at The Mill. This fundraiser helps support 500 animals housed in the shelter until the Humane Society can find forever homes for them. Proceeds will go to the Getting to Zero campaign to end animal overpopulation in Hamilton County. Around and About is a production of WUTC in Chattanooga.
Keywords: Paws for the Cause; Humane Educational Society of Greater Chattanooga; animal population; Getting to Zero
|Chattanooga Market Sept 11 2011 - Rabbit Zielke|
The Chattanooga Market will be celebrating the Harvest Festival on Sunday, September 11, 2011. The focus is on fresh local produce with the apple harvest and early fall vegetables coming to the market. This season begins the 10 anniversary of the Chattanooga Market. Admission is free on Sunday 11 - 4 at the First Tennessee Pavilion. Around and About is a production of WUTC in Chattanooga.
Keywords: Chattanooga Market; produce; Harvest Festival
|Dr. Robert Ballard Speaking in Chattanooga - Rabbit Zielke|
Dr. Robert Ballard has been exploring the ocean since 1959. his discoveries have led to new scientific theories in geology, biology and chemistry. He has also uncovered shipwrecks and pieces of history. Much of this work has been made possible by new technologies that include use of TelePresence to explore the ocean floor. Dr. Ballard will be speaking at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga in the Roland Hayes Auditorium on Thursday, February 16th at 11:00 am and also at the Tennessee Aqua...
Keywords: ocean exploration; Robert Ballard; Titanic; Tennessee Aquarium; TelePresence; shipwrecks
|Expect More Achieve More for Tennessee Students - Rabbit Zielke|
The State of Tennessee has launched a campaign along with the Department of Education to raise the standards of education for Tennessee students. The Tennessee Comprehensive Assessment Program, TCAP, tests students in grade 3 through 8 all across the state to assess achievement of curriculum goals. The TCAP test has been changed to reflect increased standards and curriculum performance expectations...
Keywords: Expect More Achieve More; TCAP; test scores; education; Tennessee school; student performance
|Chattanooga Cleveland Charity Horse Show 2010 - Rabbit Zielke|
The 33rd Annual Chattanooga Cleveland Charity Horse Show is June 16th through the 19th at the Tri-State Exhibition Center in Cleveland Tennessee. The charity horse show benefits Signals Centers. Around and About is a production of WUTC in Chattanooga.
Keywords: Signal Centers; WUTC; Chattanooga Cleveland Charity Horse Show
|Alexandra Cousteau at the Tennessee Aquarium - Rabbit Zielke|
Alexandra Cousteau is the final speaker in the Blue Planet Forum speaker series hosted at the Tennessee Aquarium and sponsored by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. The series is to promote awareness, conservation, preservation and protection of the ocean and animals that depend on that environment. Alexandra Cousteau is the third generation in her family to study and promote education about our aquatic environment, following the traditions of her grandfather Jacques-Yves Coust...
Keywords: Alexandra Cousteau; Tennessee Aquarium; Blue Planet Forum; NOAA
|Jack Skowronnek of Jack's Chattanoggins - Rabbit Zielke|
This is the 4th year for Jack's Chattanoggins, a special event to raise funds for pediatric cancer with a twist. People shave their heads to raise funds and also show solidarity for children who have lost their hair due to cancer treatments. Jack Skowronnek was 10 years old the first time he shaved his head for children's cancer. Each year the event grows larger and more people shave their heads to support a good cause...
Keywords: Jack's Chattanoggins; Jack Skowronnek; pediatric cancer; Children's Hospital Erlanger; shaved heads
|Food Preservation Class - Rabbit Zielke|
The University of Tennessee Hamilton County Extension Office will be hosting classes in Food Preservation July 19, 2011. These classes will provide demonstrations in food preservation and discuss freezing, canning and other forms of food preservation. Around and About is a production of WUTC in Chattanooga.
Keywords: Food preservation; canning; freezing; UT Extension Office
|Local Initiatives in Climate Protection and Renewable Energies in Germany and US Part 1 - Rabbit Zielke|
Chattanooga is the host city for a transatlantic dialog on Climate Protection and Renewable Energies. The conference is sponsored by the Germany Embassy and facilitated by the Eco Logic Institute, a think-tank for applied environmental research and policy analysis. Representatives from four German cities and their US sister cities have come together to share information on policies and programs that have made a difference in their respective communities in the areas of renewable energy, carbon f...
Keywords: sustainable practices; urban development; renewable energy; transatlantic media dialog
|Tinkertoys at the Creative Discovery Museum - Rabbit Zielke|
The summer exhibit at the Creative Discovery Museum downtown Chattanooga is all about Tinkertoys and building your imagination. Through a series of manipulative objects children and their families can learn about nature, water systems, communication and collaboration. There are activities involving wind power and plenty of opportunities to build using the classic Tinkertoy objects of wooden spools, sticks, fans and blocks...
Keywords: Tinkertoys; Creative Discovery Museum; tinkertoy exhibit; Chattanooga
|Handcuffs vs Hoses - Rabbit Zielke|
The City of Chattanooga Fire Department and Police Department will be hosting a softball game to honor the volunteers that participated in search and rescue for the April tornadoes and everyone participating in the huge job of cleaning up the region.The softball game will be held at AT&T Field, home of the Chattanooga Lookouts, on Wednesday, June 15 at 3:00 pm. Admission is free. The event is a celebration of Chattanooga's volunteer spirit and the work of many nonprofit organizations involved af...
Keywords: Chattanooga Police Department; Chattanooga Fire Department; Handcuffs vs Hoses; softball; honor volunteers
|Barbicambarus simmonsi - Rabbit Zielke|
The Barbicambarus simmonsi is an absolute giant in the world of crayfish. Signal Mountain native Jeff Simmons was the first to find this species in the Tennessee River watershed near the border of Tennessee and Alabama. The crayfish is almost twice the size of most crayfish. It is rather amazing that this giant crayfish managed to go unnoticed in this active stream but so far it is considered rare as only a few have been found...
Keywords: crayfish; new species; Barbicambarus simmonsi; TVA; Chattanooga
|National Medal of Honor Museum of Military History - Rabbit Zielke|
The National Medal of Honor Museum of Military History in Chattanooga displays uniforms and gear from past wars and conflicts as well as artifacts related to people who have been awarded the Medal of Honor. The first medal of Honor was awarded during the Civil War and more than half of the medals since 1941 have been awarded posthumously. They are bestowed upon members of the armed forces that have distinguished themselves in battle above and beyond the call of duty...
Keywords: National Medal of Honor Museum of Military History
|Take the Lead: Creating a Livable Chattanooga for All Ages - Rabbit Zielke|
The Chattanooga Leadership Think Tank Roundtable is joining the City of Chattanooga Education Arts and Culture and many other area leaders to host a conference and visioning workshop looking to develop the next step in Chattanooga's futue. Around and About is a production of WUTC in Chattanooga.
Keywords: Chattanooga; Leadership; visioning; livability plan
|Navy Week 2011 - Rabbit Zielke|
The United States Navy is celebrating Navy Week 2011 in the city of Chattanooga. More than 400 miles from the ocean, this location may seem an unlikely location for the Navy to visit but bringing Navy Week to Chattanooga is an exciting adventure for everyone involved. The US Navy will be visible in several events all over town this week with the elite parachuting team, Leap Frogs making a landing at several events...
Keywords: Navy Week; Riverbend; USS Tennessee; Leap Frogs
|Arts in the Park 2012 - Rabbit Zielke|
Arts in the Park Festival is Labor Day at the Veteran's Memorial Park in Collegedale Tennessee. The Chamber of Commerce Council for Ooltewah and Collegedale have partnered with the Chattanooga Market to present a day of family fun, music, and of course, art. McKee Bakery is sponsoring a county wide art contest for area school children. The work of local artist Edna Fairchild will be on exhibit. The Veteran's Memorial Park is located off of Apison Pike in Collegdale Tennessee...
Keywords: Arts in the Park Festival; Chamber of COmmerce ouncil for Ooltewah/Collegedale; Chattanooga Market; Labor Day Festival
|Fall Severe Weather Awareness Day 2010 - Rabbit Zielke|
September 29th is Fall Severe Weather Awareness Day in the Tennessee Valley. The National Weather Service has designated this date to remind citizens of the potentially dangerous storm systems that can occur in the region. Around and About is a production of WUTC in Chattanooga.
Keywords: National Weather Service; Fall Severe Weather Awareness; tornado; storm; safety
|SARAH Project - Rabbit Zielke|
The Senior Services department of the Partnership for Families Children and Adults is raising awareness of elder abuse through the SARAH Project. Safety And Resources And Help is the name of the project and in addition to pubic awareness the project is educating law enforcement officers on the signs of elder abuse. Future plans include awareness programs for judges as well as supporting legislation to protect elders...
Keywords: SARAH Project; elder abuse; Partnership for Families Children and Adults
|The Most Dangerous Time of the Day - Rabbit Zielke|
Interview with Missy Crutchfield and Melissa Turner about the new campaign at the City of Chattanooga's Education, Arts and Culture Department. The Most Dangerous Time of the Day encourages volunteers to get involved with after school programs. This program aired on Around and About at WUTC on January 11, 2010.
Keywords: youth; after school programs; education
|Mid Point on the Strategic Plan for the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga - Rabbit Zielke|
The 5 year strategic plan for the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga is nearing its mid point and many of the goals have been accomplished. The four main directives of the strategic plan include teaching and learning, education and research, diversity, and enabling partnerships. Around and About is a production of WUTC in Chattanooga.
Keywords: University of Tennessee at Chattanooga; UTC; Strategic Plan
|Gear Closet - Rabbit Zielke|
TenneSEA and Kids 4 Clean Water focus on the health of our creeks, streams and rivers. Through water monitoring programs and community education efforts, they have been working to improve our water systems and raise awareness. A second hand store for gently used outdoor equipment, the Gear Closet, will open in April to help raise funds for these programs. Around and About is a production of WUTC in Chattanooga.
Keywords: Kids 4 Clean Water; TenneSEA; Gear Closet
|Supernova Nominations - Rabbit Zielke|
The Young Women's Leadership Academy Foundation is accepting nominations for the Supernova Award scheduled to be awarded in the spring of 2012. This award recognizes the achievements of women in the areas of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. The Young Women's Leadership Academy Foundation was instrumental in the formation of the Chattanooga Girls Leadership Academy, Tennessee's first single gender charter school and the first public charter school in Hamilton County...
Keywords: Supernova Award; Chattanooga Girls Leadership Academy; Young Women's Leadership Academy Foundation; Odyssey 2012
|Southern Sustainable Agriculture Conference 2011 - Rabbit Zielke|
The Southern Sustainable Agriculture Working Group is hosting the 20th Annual Practical Tools and Solutions for Sustaining Family Farms Conference in Chattanooga Tennessee January 19th through the 22nd. The conference offers educational workshops and networking sessions supporting sustainable and organic farming techniques. Field trips to local farms will provide hands on sessions for conference participants...
Keywords: organic farming; sustainable agriculture; farming; Southern Sustainable Agriculture Working Group; SSAWG; Chattanooga; Circle S Farm; Walden Farm
|Celebration of Life and Hope 2010 - Rabbit Zielke|
The Austin Hatcher Foundation has been helping families facing pediatric cancer find hope and a chance to thrive even when faced with this difficult medical situation. The entire family is affected when a child has cancer and the services provided at Hatch's House of Hope focus on the entire family. At Hatch's House of Hope include marriage and financial counseling, psychological and educational testing, grief counseling and peer support...
Keywords: Austin Hatcher Foundation; WUTC; Hatch's House of Hope; Celebration of Life and Hope; pediatric cancer; family assistance
|CNE Hardest Hit Workshop - Rabbit Zielke|
Chattanooga Neighborhood Enterprise is hosting information sessions and application workshops for the Hardest Hit Funds being distributed in Tennessee to residents in danger of home foreclosure. The federal funds are targeting unemployed and under employed people needing assistance to bring their homes out of foreclosure status. The homeownership advisors with CNE will provide information about this opportunity and set up individual appointments to assist qualifying home owners...
Keywords: Chattanooga Neighborhood Enterprise; Hardest Hit Funds; home foreclosure
|Volunteers in Medicine - Rabbit Zielke|
Volunteers in Medicine operate a free medical clinic offering services to uninsured residents of Hamilton County. This is accomplished almost entirely through the volunteer efforts of local medical professionals. Around and About is a production of WUTC in Chattanooga.
Keywords: Volunteers in Medicine; Chattanooga; free medical
|November is Alzheimer's Awareness Month - Rabbit Zielke|
Alzheimerâs is a disease of the brain. The disease causes death of brain cells and damage to neural connections. People with Alzheimerâs may be unable to access memories, exhibit changes in personality and impaired decision making capabilities. November is Alzheimer's Awareness Month. Around and About is a production of WUTC in Chattanooga.
Keywords: Alzheimer's Disease; Alzheimer's Association; dementia
|Celebration of Life and Hope 2011 - Rabbit Zielke|
The Austin Hatcher Foundation and Hatch's House of Hope provides services to families living with pediatric cancer. Through a variety of programs, the foundation works to raise awareness of childhood cancer, assist families with the effects of cancer treatment, and support research to eradicate pediatric cancer. The third annual Celebration of Life and Hope honors all who are touched by pediatric cancer...
Keywords: Hatch's House of Hope; pediatric cancer; Austin Hatcher Foundation; Celebration of Life and Hope; Chattanooga
|Wine Over Water 2010 - Rabbit Zielke|
Cornerstones is hosting the 16th annual Wine Over Water on Saturday, October 2nd on the Walnut Street Bridge in Chattanooga. This event features over 100 wines from around the world paired with food from local restaurants and 5 Chattanooga bands. Wine Over Water is a fund raiser for Cornerstones, a nonprofit organization that promotes the preservation of historic architecture in Chattanooga. Around and About is a production of WUTC in Chattanooga.
Keywords: Cornerstones; Wine Over Water; Walnut Street Bridge; Chattanooga
|The Gist Debuts in Chattanooga - Rabbit Zielke|
The Gist plays a blend of rhythm, soul, funk and rock that is originals and easy to move with. The songs are written by band members who are still working their day jobs but hope to build an audience and keep playing to their dreams. They will debut at Rhythm and Brews on November 17, 2010. Around and About is a production of WUTC in Chattanooga.
Keywords: Gist; Rhythm and Brews; oritinal music
|Urban Design Challenge Phase 5 - Rabbit Zielke|
The River City Company is ready for the 5th team in the Urban Design Challenge to present their vision of a part of Chattanooga's future. On Tuesday, Nay 15th the team will be presenting their design concept of the Vine Street Corridor, a street connecting the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga with Georgia Avenue. The presentation will take place at 5:30 at the Central Church of Christ at 400 Vine Street, at the corner of Vine and Lindsay Street...
Keywords: Urban Design Challenge; River City Company; Chattanooga; architect; urban planning
|CityShare - Rabbit Zielke|
On February 18, 2010, young professionals from several cities will be traveling to Chattanooga Tennessee to attend City Share, a mini conference hosted by CreateHere. This conference hopes to combine diversity and innovation to address issues common to almost any city and quite possibly come up with innovative solutions. Around and About is a production of WUTC in Chattanooga.
Keywords: CreateHere; City Share; Chattanooga
|Mission Aquarius - Rabbit Zielke|
The Aquarius Reef Base is the last undersea research laboratory on the planet. Located 60 feet down off the Florida Keys, the lab provides a home for scientists to spend a week in depths that would be limited to less than an hour diving from the surface. Aquarius has become part of the deep coral reef in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary. Local marine life coexists with the undersea base, giving scientists the rare opportunity to study these animals over extended periods of time in thei...
Keywords: Mission Aquarius; Aquarius Reef Base; Dr. Sylvia Earle; coral reef
|Pilots N Paws - Rabbit Zielke|
Pilots N Paws is a national nonprofit that partners volunteer pilots with rescue animals to provide dogs with a flight that could save their lives. When a shelter is faced with killing unwanted dogs they can contact Pilots N Paws and see if a rescue coordinator can relocate the animal to a no kill shelter in another state. A network of volunteer pilots and private airplanes help schedule the journey to relocate the animal to a facility that will hopefully be able to adopt them into new families...
Keywords: Pilots N Paws; rescue dogs; volunteer pilots
|International Cow Pea Festival - Rabbit Zielke|
Charleston Tennessee is the home of the International Cow Pea Festival and Cook-off beginning at 10:00 AM on Saturday, September 15th in Charleston Park. At one point Charleston TN was the Cow Pea capitol of the USA, harvesting black-eyed peas, field peas, crowder peas, southern peas, silver and purple hull peas and cream peas. The harvest festival includes storytelling, music, professional and amateur cooking competitions, and a pageant to crown the Princess and the Cow Pea...
Keywords: International Cow Pea Festival; black-eyes peas; Charleston Tennessee; Cleveland/Bradley Chamber of Commerce
|US Power Squadrons boating classes - Rabbit Zielke|
US Power Squadrons offer classes in boating safety, navigation, and many other topic of interest to a boat owner. The Chattanooga US Power Squadrons spring courses begin April 6. Around and About is a production of WUTC in Chattanooga.
Keywords: US Power Squadrons; Chattanooga; WUTC
|Tennessee Valley Institute for Nonprofit Excellence - Rabbit Zielke|
The United Way of Greater Chattanooga's Center for Nonprofits is hosting a conference on nonprofit excellence at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga on Thursday, August 9th. The tenth annual Tennessee Valley Institute for Nonprofit Excellence will feature speakers and panel discussions on topics ranging from risk management to social media. Around and About is a production of WUTC in Chattanooga.
Keywords: United Way of Greater Chattanooga Center for Nonprofits; Tennessee Valley Institute for Nonprofit Excellence; nonprofit leadership
|Chattanoog Neighborhood Enterprise - Rabbit Zielke|
Chattanooga Neighborhood Enterprise has been helping people buy homes for almost 25 years. With the current economic environment, many people are facing foreclosure and there are many scam artists out there taking advantage of their fears. Chattanooga Neighborhood Enterprise offers free counseling to avoid foreclosure. Around and About is a production of WUTC in Chattanooga.
Keywords: Chattanooga Neighborhood Enterprise; Foreclosure scams; WUTC